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Climate change mitigation is creating a roadmap to a nationalized financial system | TheHill – The Hill

A Biden administration executive order issued in May required the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) and its member agencies to report on the risks that climate change pose for the financial sector and to recommend the measures needed to mitigate…

View from the Left: Fight our true enemies in climate change, white nationalism, disease – Norwich Bulletin

Whenever we’re on the verge of avoiding disasters and accomplishing something meaningful for America’s future, international welfare and life itself, obstructionists sabotage our progress. Both major parties, GOP extremists especially, take the myopic view human existence revolves around profligate economies…

Global warming caused NIS 300 million of agricultural damage in 2021 – report – The Times of Israel

Global warming caused some NIS 300 million ($96.5 million) of damages to Israeli agriculture last year, according to a report published on Monday by the Insurance Fund for Natural Risks in Agriculture. The hardest-hit sector was fruit, especially summer fruit…

Californians Composting For Climate Change – California Globe

California’s new mandatory composting law just took effect January 1, 2022. Yes, this is another mandatory climate change law, born out of California’s AB 32, the 2006 California Global Warming Solutions Act, which was born out of the Intergovernmental Panel…

In Mexico, fertilizer used by farmers is fueling climate change – Washington Post – The Washington Post

CIUDAD OBREGÓN, Mexico — In the foothills of the Sierra Madre mountains, the carcasses of starving cattle rotted in a bone-dry reservoir. Useless fishing nets hung on dusty fences. Rowboats were stranded in the sand. Down on the valley floor,…

‘Top of the list’: W.Va. faces surprising climate dangers – E&E News

It rarely has hurricanes, tornadoes or wildfires. Its temperatures have increased at a slower rate than elsewhere in the United States. But West Virginia is deceptively vulnerable to climate change because a huge number of its residents live in flood…

Africa Cannot Confront Climate Change Alone by Kristalina Georgieva & Félix Tshisekedi – Project Syndicate

KINSHASA – Africa contributes almost nothing to global warming. Its 1.4 billion people – around 17% of the global population – are responsible for less than 3% of the world’s total greenhouse-gas emissions. Moreover, data suggest that the forests of…

Build Back Better’s Freeze Puts A Bow On Biden’s Very Bad Year

Is President Joe Biden doing anything — and I mean anything — right? The news that his multitrillion-dollar swing for the historical fences, the Build Back Better bill, is being shelved just put a bow on his mostly horrible first…

Global Warming Can Set The Stage for Deadly Tornadoes – InsideClimate News

Adding a grim exclamation point to a year of deadly climate extremes, the early December tornadoes that killed at least 90 people in the Southeast were some of the most intense storms on record so late in the year.  The…

Who will pay for the damage caused by climate change? – BBC News

Vulnerable countries say they urgently need finance and technical support now as they already face deadly climate impacts, which will intensify as the planet gets hotter. According to the latest report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC),…

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